Innovation and Networks Executive Agency


INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over its legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

Find below a list of the latest news items related to the INEA and the programs it manages. Consult the Events section for Agency-related happenings.


29 January 2021
First Croatian LNG terminal officially inaugurated in Krk island
Increasing energy security and diversification of natural gas supply sources in Central and South Eastern Europe
18 January 2021
European Commission launches consultation on the list of candidate projects of common interest in electricity and gas
Have your say by 8 April 2021
13 January 2021
European Commission supports ten additional sustainable and safe transport infrastructure projects in Europe with €68.6 million
The EU is contributing over €68.6 million to ten projects that will contribute towards the goal of making the transport sector more environmentally efficient as well as improving the safety and sustainability of European rail transport.
08 January 2021
Know CEF Telecom inside out with this new brochure
Including WiFi4EU, the status of each Digital Single Infrastructure and 29 project highlights
22 December 2020
Estonia-Latvia third interconnection starts operation on 1 January 2021
The new electricity connection will significantly improve the security of supply in the region and its better integration with the EU market
15 December 2020
Transport: €200 million to support studies to realise key missing links
The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) has launched today a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport funding instrument, wh
15 December 2020
Revised rules for cross-border energy infrastructure adopted
The European Commission has adopted today a proposal to revise the EU rules on Trans-European Networks for Energy (the TEN-E Regulation) to better support the modernisation of Europe’s cross-border energy infrastructure and achieve the objectives of the European Green Deal
14 December 2020
€31 million to improve cross-border digital services
The evaluation of the first 2020 CEF Telecom call for proposals has concluded and 79 projects have been selected to receive co-funding by the European Union
14 December 2020
INEA signs €720 million grant agreement for the Baltic Synchronisation project
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme will co-fund Phase II of the synchronisation of the Baltic states' electricity grid with the Continental European Network to improve security of supply for consumers in the Baltics
11 December 2020
€198 million awarded to Horizon 2020 Transport projects
INEA has just signed the latest grant agreements under H2020 Transport with 42 projects selected for funding with topics relating to Green Vehicles,
04 December 2020
ERTMS event to showcase CEF contribution to rail interoperability and safety
The Agency will organise a virtual workshop on European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS), focusing on the projects supported by the CEF Transport Programme.
02 December 2020
Gas interconnector Poland - Lithuania: works in progress
Project interconnecting the Polish and Lithuanian gas transmission systems is progressing well
01 December 2020
Commission invests €100 million in innovative clean technology projects
Building up on the success of the first call for large-scale projects, today the European Commission is launching the Innovation Fund call for small-scale projects.
18 November 2020
Trans Adriatic Pipeline enters operational phase
The 878-km gas pipeline will transport gas to Greece, Albania and Italy, increasing the security and diversification of natural gas supplies to Europe
18 November 2020
H2020 energy project signs climate change agreements